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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Shares Theory, Programs

In October, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City hosted two events for its nursing staff.

During the first program, called “Caring at Its Best: The Art & Science of Nursing,” Marie Manthey, MNA, FAAN, FRCN; Jean Watson, RN, PhD, AHN-BC, FAAN; and Kristen M. Swanson, RN, PhD, FAAN, discussed the Swanson Caring Theory. The theory names and defines five characteristics of caring: maintaining belief, knowing, being with, doing for, and enabling.

From left, David Rice, RN; Nursing Spectrum’s Eileen Williamson, RN; and Elizabeth Nelkin McCormick, RN

At the second event, staff and administration, including Elizabeth Nelkin McCormick, RN, MSN, chief nursing officer, and David Rice, RN, PhD, AOCNP, nursing director of quality management and the Magnet Program, met with Nursing Spectrum’s Eileen Williamson, RN, MSN, vice president of Nursing Communications & Initiatives, to discuss the advances and innovative programs taking place at the cancer center.

By | 2020-04-15T14:59:39-04:00 December 7th, 2009|Categories: New York/New Jersey Metro, Regional|0 Comments

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